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  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms two more high-profile speakers that will share their insights and personal experiences at our event, Dick Konijn, Owner – CEO of ID Consultancy BV and Commerijn Plomp, World Bank and IFC private sector liaison officer for the Netherlands. DTC – set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI – will offer a forward-looking […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine has just announced that their 8th annual conference on ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 6-7, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. In the past few years, dredging has emerged as a distinct industry in itself. The industry is being driven largely by the growing dredging requirements at Indian ports […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The number of ultra large vessels calling at the Port of Hamburg has been on the increase for years. This is resulting in some major challenges for the port operators, shipping companies and authorities. With the introduction of the Nautical Terminal Coordination (NTK), there is now a body to handle the centralized operational coordination of […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees to launch the implementation of the Sand Management Cost Shared Study. The district and the Galveston Park Board of Trustees pursued a sand management cost-shared study following the establishment of a partnership last year to develop a science-based sand […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The Brazilian Institute of Environmental and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) has issued an operating license to Brasil Terminal Portuario (BTP) effective 19th, July 2013, marking an important milestone in the new port project and officially opening the terminal. “With this license we can now begin our commercial activities and play an important role in connecting […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Tom Harkin (Iowa) announced the launch of the Mississippi River Caucus, a bipartisan initiative intended to focus congressional efforts on important river management goals such as addressing flood mitigation, encouraging commerce along the Mississippi River, and generally assisting river communities with their concerns. “The Mississippi River is a vital […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to clean up low levels of historic contamination in the Whatcom Waterway on Bellingham’s waterfront, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and Port of Bellingham are preparing for a $25 million cleanup this summer. Before cleanup work begins, Ecology is making a draft engineering design report available for public review and comment […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics Park is celebrating receiving a Special Award for Engineering and Contribution to London’s Economy from the prestigious Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE). The annual ICE London Civil Engineering Awards celebrate outstanding engineering achievement. The Awards were held at the home of the Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has submitted their presentation on High Depth Dredging, exclusively for Dredging Today readers. Growth of global population, tourism, transportation of people and goods together with increased awareness of the need to protect […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A strategy to facilitate the development of the Galilee Basin and deliver up to 28,000 new jobs was unveiled by the Newman Government today. Speaking at the Major Projects Conference in Brisbane, Premier Campbell Newman said the Galilee Basin Development Strategy would grow the resources sector as one of the four pillars of the Queensland […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Green Marine and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding underscoring a new collaboration to advance the environmental sustainability of port and terminal operators. The MOU, signed during AAPA’s 102nd Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla., will serve as a framework for increased cooperation between the two parties to advance environmental […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Latin America – and especially Brazil – is booming. And port development and dredging is an essential element. Dredging in Latin America has been steadily growing over the last few years including such mega-projects as the Superporto do Açu. And many more projects and works are going on or being planned for the near future. […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed August 20–26 Wisconsin Ports Week. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin (TDA) are teaming up to promote, educate and celebrate the network of ports that contribute to the state’s economy, environment and quality of life. “The 29 commercial ports in our state play […]

  • 23 April 2012

      The Port of Los Angeles welcomed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Thursday as part of her visit to Los Angeles to celebrate Earth Day and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the EPA’s Clean Water Act. During her visit to the Port, she observed fifth-grade students aboard a “floating environmental science […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced yesterday a partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to co-host next year’s first-ever PANAMA CANAL 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress. It will be held April 18-20 in Panama City, Panama. ACP and ASCE are convening this Congress to share best practices and detailed, practical, hands-on […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Forty years ago a group of professionals in the dredging industry launched Terra et Aqua. One hundred and twenty-five issues later, it is clear how far-sighted these people were. According to the first editor, Terra’s “aims are to disseminate information useful to the civil servant, politician or financial expert who is involved in local problems […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    February marked the second consecutive month of 18 percent container growth at the SC Ports Authority, bringing fiscal year container volumes totals to 1.23 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs. Last month Charleston handled 152,925 TEUs, a significant increase from 129,747 handled during the same month last year. Since the fiscal year began in July, […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgian ports need to improve their services and logistical connectivity in order to maintain the country’s position as a key transit corridor for the Caucasus, according to Jacob Gulmann, ICTSI Europe, Middle East and Africa Business Development Director. Mr. Gulman made this announcement during his presentation at the 6th Black Sea Ports Conference and Exhibit held […]

  • 22 October 2010

    In early September expansion plans at Indonesia’s main port, Tanjung Priok, appeared to be moving forwards with three consortiums vying for a US$110.98mn breakwater and dredging project that will serve as a foundation for the port’s larger expansion project, which covers the development of four terminals. The project, which has been delayed for five years, […]

  • 25 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks yesterday to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Galveston District of the Army Corps has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior) and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) to streamline and synchronize Gulf of Mexico sediment resource identification data for use in Texas coastal protection and […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded nearly $900,000 in grants to strengthen state, tribal and local government capacity in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska to protect and restore wetlands. These Wetland Program Development Grants provide tribes, interstate agencies and local governments with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state, tribal and local wetlands programs. “Healthy wetlands provide important […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Nineteen local high school students got a “sampling” of what it’s like to be a hydraulic engineer during a boat tour of the Savannah Harbor, July 25. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, in partnership with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Savannah Post, hosted the tour as part of a Jenkins […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month it will be exactly five years ago that Hurricane Ike caused enormous damage in and around Houston and Galveston in the US state of Texas. With more than $38 billion in damage and over 100 deaths, Ike ranks third in the list of the costliest hurricanes in US history. But it could have […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Diversion Authority and City of Oxbow, ND have approved a finalized “Memorandum of Understanding” (MOU), which outlines each organization’s roles and responsibilities regarding the construction of a ring levee for Oxbow. Under the MOU, homes in the Oxbow area would remain within the Diversion Project’s Staging Area, but would be protected from flooding to […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following on from the Delta Scenarios for the Delta Plan in the Netherlands, Deltares is now also involved in drafting the socio-economic scenarios for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam. Alongside climate change, socio-economic developments in that country are vital factors determining the use of land and water in the Mekong Delta. Scenarios important in […]